A perfect example of why the Charlie Ventura group was one of the most popular live acts on the west coast scene of it's day! Producer Gene Norman really manages to capture the charm of the group in all its glory – recorded live in a lineup that features Conte Candoli on trumpet, Bennie ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of Bostic's best – played with a group that includes Stanley Turrentine and John Coltrane, although you'd never know it, because Earl's alto sax is right up front in the mix. There's no problem with that, though – and as you'll hear from his tone, it's more than likely that Trane ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Classic Verve trio material, with Bud wailing away at the ivories on tracks like "Deep Night", "How High The Moon", "Round Midnight", "Thou Swell", and "Like Someone In Love". He's backed by either Art Blakey or Max Roach on drums, and the bass ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing on Columbia in a flip-back cover, with stained bottom corners and some flaking on front.)
Grant Green —
Alive! ... LP Blue Note, 1970. Used ...
Just Sold Out!
Nice one! Grant Green's albums from this time are all great – but this is the amazing live album with the version of "Down Here On the Ground" that was sampled by Tribe Called Quest! There's lots of other nice moments on the record, too, like very hard funky covers of "Let ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty/UA pressing. Cover has moderate wear, with heavy staining along the bottom half.)
A great little small group session by Nelson – one that has him working in a quintet with Eric Dolphy, one that shows that Nelson could be a strongly modernist player when he wanted to be! Dolphy plays alto, bass clarinet, and flute – and Nelson's tone is appropriately biting to match ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label New Jazz pressing with deep groove. Cover has moderate wear, splitting, tape along the top seam and some pen on the back.)
A great trip to the south side of Chicago at the end of the 50s – courtesy of pianist John Wright, one of the city's most deeply soulful players on the keys at the time! Wright's working here in a bluesy trio format – paired with bassist Wendell Roberts and drummer Walter McCants in a ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing with RVG stamp. Cover has some wear.)
Funky stuff for Mainstream, with a number of different players on each track – including Charles Williams, Charles Kynard, Curtis Fuller, Ron Carter, Paul Humphrey, Harold Mabern, and Ray Barretto – but a pretty consistent groove throughout! Blue's trumpet always works well in this ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The quintessential sound of late 60s Horace Silver – on one hand still very much in the Blue Note soul jazz groove that earned him plenty of jukebox single play, but on the other hand really stretching out with a style that's a bit more righteous than before! Horace shows that he can still ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has some wear. Label has some marker.)
One of the greatest Cannonball Adderley albums from the Riverside years – a completely smoking live date recorded in San Francisco, often with long tracks that really let the group open up and do their thing! The lineup here is that classic one that first grabbed attention – the group ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has wear and splitting. Label has some marker.)
An amazing Impulse debut from Archie Shepp – easily one of his boldest musical statements ever, and a key announcement to the world that a new generation of modernists was on the rise! The album was co-produced by John Coltrane – who brought Shepp to the label, and almost gets out-done ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Orange and black label A-71 mono pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has some wear.)
Rare late 60s material from the Sun Ra Arkestra – all recorded at their home turf in Philly at the time – in the very comfortable setting of the Sun Studios! The music here is really beautiful – different than some of the more freewheeling live performances of the period, and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Grits, bacon, and biscuits on top of a Hammond B3? The record's already got our attention, and we haven't even heard the music! Fortunately, we're already in love with these guys – as they really wowed us with their previous album, and seem to have sharpened their groove even more – ... (Deep Funk, Jazz)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Great great stuff – and for some folks, THE album by Kenny Burrell! This classic set features the guitarist in a quintet with Stanley Turrentine on tenor, Major Holly on bass, Bill English on drums, and the great Ray Barretto on conga – a really great lineup that sparkles with soulful ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(New York stereo pressing, with Van Gelder/Stereo stamps and stamped matrix, including the Blue Note inner sleeve. Cover has moderate wear with waviness and staining on the back.)
Hot 8 Brass Band definitely take the title seriously here – as they serve up a quintet of covers – including one Joy Division tune, one George Benson classic, and three Michael Jackson hits – all done by the group in their horn-heavy style! Hot 8 have always been one of the ... (Deep Funk, Jazz)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Limited red vinyl pressing – with download!) This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, February 22.
David Liebman/Adam Rudolph/Hamid Drake —
Chi ... LP Rare Noise (UK), 2019. New Copy Gatefold ...
One of the most spiritual albums in years from saxophonist Dave Liebman – but maybe that comes as no surprise, given that he's working here with percussionists Adam Rudolph and Hamid Drake! The tracks are often grounded in percussion – used by both musicians at a less rhythmic level ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, February 22.
You might know Cochemea Gastelum from his work in The Dap-Kings over the years – but this time around, the saxophonist is very much his own man – blowing a version of his instruments that often seems electrified, ala classic Varitone from the late 60s – used in these really new ... (Deep Funk, Jazz)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Daptone Authorized Dealer exclusive on teal vinyl and with download. Limited edition!) This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, February 22.
Fantastic material from the Art Ensemble Of Chicago – tracks recorded during their same crucial Paris trip of 1969 that also gave the world the better-known BYG/Actual albums – but delivered in a style that's slightly different overall! There's maybe more of the cerebral side of the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Transparent blue vinyl pressing – indie store exclusive!) This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, February 22.
A seminal early moment from the legendary Albert Ayler – an important session recorded overseas in Copenhagen – where enthusiasm for Ayler's music caught fire more strongly than in the US! The group's got an edge that's maybe even sharper than some of Ayler's ESP material, but no less ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, February 22.
Keyboardist Jamie Saft works here with a mighty great trio – one that features older giants Steve Swallow on electric bass and Bobby Previte on drums – all bringing a great sense of energy to Saft's own work on Hammond organ, Whitehall organ, and Baldwin electric harpsichord! The ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The final album issued by Impulse Records in their short-lived, ill-fated partnership with Sun Ra – and maybe the most far-reaching of the bunch! The album features three long tracks – all of them relatively open and unbridled – put together with less of a song structure than ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, February 22.
One of Cal Tjader's best albums ever – and a sweetly electric side that features Joao Donato on organ and Gary McFarland on vibes! The record is a brilliant extension of Cal's styles at Verve – a bit of Latin, a bit of jazz, with some easily grooving numbers that have just the right ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, February 22.
Theon Cross plays a tuba, but don't hold that against him – as he's already given us some mighty great music in The Sons Of Kemet – and really steps out here as a leader in a core trio that features the great Moses Boyd on drums and Nubya Garcia on tenor! A few tracks features Wayne ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A wonderful late 50s live recording from the Horace Silver Quintet – one that features some very long performances of key songs from the group's book, with some very extended solos, and a much different vibe than some of the studio versions! As with the Jazz Messengers during this time, the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered limited edition of 500!)
Jimmy Rowles —
Kinda Groovy ... LP Capitol/Return To Analog (Canada), 1962. New Copy (reissue)...
Kinda Groovy, indeed – one of the most interesting records ever from pianist Jimmy Rowles – as it also features the pianist singing a bit, too – in that raspy voice of his we find totally charming! The mix of vocal sand instrumentation has a lot of the same appeal as Jack Sheldon' ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic album from overlooked Candian tenorist Billy Robinson – a hell of a player, and one who might have been huge if this album were issued on a regular label in the US – instead of as a project by Radio Canada up north! Robinson has a wonderful vision here – gently ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A set of rare live material from legendary pianist Oscar Peterson – recorded in Paris during a time when his star was really rising on the global scene! The tracks were recorded for French radio, at the Olympia Theater in the city – and the package features the famous trio with Ray ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Fantastic work from Thelonious Monk – a superbly-recorded live set from early 60s Paris – done with his legendary quartet with Charlie Rouse on tenor! The music here is wonderful – tracks that are often quite long, and stretched out nicely from the Columbia Records material by ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered limited edition of 500!)
Lee Gagnon —
Jazzzzz ... LP Barclay/Return To Analog (Canada), 1969. New Copy ...
One of the hippest albums ever from this Canadian reedman – a set of long, open tracks that really show Lee Gagnon taking some new directions at the end of the 60s! The record has this very spacious vibe – one that comes partly from the way the other instrumentation comes together ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Icy brilliance from a young Helen Merrill – a record that's easily the Mercury equivalent of June Christy's classic work on Capitol or Chris Connor's classics for Bethlehem! Helen's working here with small combo backings on all tracks – carved out with players who include Bobby Jaspar, ... (Vocalists, Jazz)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and a small split in the top seam.)
Previously-unreleased live material from the glory days of the Thelonious Monk Quartet – captured right in the middle of that group's famous run on Columbia Records, with fidelity as strong as if the label itself were producing the session! We could say volumes about this group – and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A record with a soaring spirit from the contemporary London scene – a fantastic full-length statement from Maisha, a group we'd heard about over the years – but are only now getting a chance to enjoy! The group's led by drummer Jake Long, but features this really tremendous work on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A really amazing little record – one that's partly in the "jazz meets Indian" mode of Joe Harriott's experiments of the 60s – but a performance that also brings in a lot more from spiritual jazz, even though most of the instrumentation is more traditional! The set is live, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A classic from The Herdsmen – a smaller group of players who'd all worked with Woody Herman – all of them budding modernists in their own right! The ensemble here includes Ralph Burns on piano, Dick Collins on trumpet, Cy Touff on bass trumpet, Jerry Coker and Bill Perkins on tenor, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Green vinyl pressing. Vinyl has a mark that clicks and a worn groove on "Pot Luck". Cover has some wear and aging, with small initials in pen on back.)
Sheesh, Howard Rumsey sure knew how to stick his name on a lot of records! (He must have been trying to give Norman Granz and Leonard Feather a run for their money!) Fortunately, most of them were also great – like this one, which features flute duets between Bob Cooper and either Bud Shank ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A crucially important record in Sonny Rollins' career – one that had him breaking out of the straight bop sound, and emerging as a major power on the tenor sax – one with limitless creative power! The set features Rollins working with only drum and bass accompaniment – played by ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Dave Grusin's definitely out of the shadows here – after years of session work, soundtrack music, and other arrangements – finally beginning to shine in the limelight as a jazz musician on his own! The set's got a nice sort of vibe – not the too-smooth later sound of the GRP ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner.)
Unreleased live material – recorded in New Jersey in 1950 with an unknown group; in New York in 1953 with Charles Mingus on bass, Bud Powell on piano, and Candido on congas; and at the Hi Hat in Boston in 1954 with Herb Pomeroy on trumpet. LP, Vinyl record album
A great return to the limelight for reedman Charles Lloyd – heard here in one of his most open, expressive settings in years – with all the best exotic touches of his famous early years still very much intact! Lloyd plays tenor and flute, plus a bit of Chinese oboe as well – an ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The title's a bit obtuse, but the music is warm and soulful throughout – a really tremendous session that carries on the strong legacy of solo work that Jimmy Heath was doing in the 70s! The feel here is a lot like some of Heath's dates for the Muse or Xanadu labels – and Jimmy's ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Jimmy hits a bit of a CTI groove here – working with larger backings from Brad Baker, but still in a style that's got a heck of a lot of soul, despite the smoothness! There's plenty of great space for solo work on the set, and Jimmy Ponder is especially nice in the format – hitting ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
1970s reissue of Bird's incomparable Dial sides, cut during the height of the Bop age. Though the cover just has a generic photo of Bird, there's extensive notes on the back, and the tracks are arranged in a documentary sort of fashion, lining up all the takes together, so you can hear Bird ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Classic Sonny Stitt for Verve – one of those masterful albums he cut for the label in the 50s – all in a format that's misleadingly simple on paper, but surprisingly complex in execution! Stitt's backed by a trio that includes Lou Levy on piano, Leroy Vinnegar on bass, and Mel Lewis on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has thick blue tape on the seams.)
Fantastic 70s work by Ahmad Jamal – the kind of record you look for for years, and are always disappointed when you end up buying a more straight-ahead session! The album features Jamal on both Fender Rhodes and acoustic piano – working in a trio format, plus percussion, with some ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A really great pairing – and a rare non-Brubeck Paul Desmond session from the 50s! Gerry Mulligan and Desmond weave laidback lines around each other, working here in a pianoless quartet that features Dave Bailey on drums and Joe Benjamin on bass – very much a Mulligan-inspired approach ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with trumpeter logo & deep groove. Cover has some wear and splitting seams which are held with old tape.)
One of the last really all-star sets from Quincy Jones – and a record that reprises the format of some of his big records of the 70s – like Mellow Madness or Body Heat – in a way that has Quincy surrounding himself with top-shelf artists of all sorts, from jazz soloists, to hip ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)
12" LP reissue of material that Getz cut a lot earlier for Prestige – sides that were done in the years 1949 and 1950, featuring groups with Al Haig on piano, Tommy Potter or Gene Ramey on bass, and either Roy Haynes or Stan Levey on drums. The sound is cool and Lester Young-ish, and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original purple label New Jazz pressing, with a deep groove and RVG etch. Cover has some wear and aging with a center split top seam.)
A killer live set by Les McCann – and one that actually him playing with some horns! The record was cut early in McCann's career, with his Ltd trio that had Herbie Lewis on bass and Ron Jefferson on drums – plus some great guest work by Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Stanley Turrentine on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Oddly titled "The Debut On Disc", this set isn't really Solal's first on vinyl – but it is some classic early modernist material. Side one features a trio with Guy Pederson and Daniel Humair – on some amazing compositions by Solal, like "Ouin-Ouin", "Theme A ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Mono rainbow label pressing. Cover has light wear.)
Tomasz Stanko —
Twet ... LP Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1974. Very Good ...
One of the best records we've ever heard from legendary Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko! Stanko first came to fame working with pianist Krzysztof Komeda during the 1960s – but this set captures Stanko stepping forth after Komeda's death, leading his own group in a spiritual session of freer ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some pen on front & back, a peeled spot from sticker removal, and bent corners. Labels have some marker.)
Seminal 70s work from one of the most righteous jazz musicians ever! On this set, Alice Coltrane moves past the rawer spiritual sound of her Impulse albums – working with a more focused vision and an approach to jazz that takes her way past the identity of just being "Mrs Coltrane" ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Very nice 2LP set that collects some of Herbie's best 60s work for Blue Note – and which moves past the hits to feature some nice gems from hard to find albums. This work is a beautiful mix of tight soul jazz and freer modal playing – and nearly every track's a perfect example of why ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has ringwear, split seams, some aging, and a few stains.)
It may have been recorded on the French Riviera – but the session's actually a killer batch of Latiny tinged tracks from Dizzy & Co – with with great arrangements by Lalo Schifrin! There's a wonderful 10 minute version of "Chega De Saudade", done as "No More ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Rare live set, recorded in Paris in 1971, by Ornette's quartet that featured Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, & Ed Blackwell. Ornette plays alto, trumpet, and violin – and titles include "Silhouette", "Fantasy 77", "Reminiscence", "Second Fiction", and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi. Obi has a slight crinkle – and cover has a small bit of water staining near the bottom seam, but rest is great.)
Nicely grooving gutbucket tenor/organ material from a group that includes Groove Holmes, Teddy Edwards, and Pat Martino. Billy Higgins is on drums, and he gives the set a bit more swing than you'd expect – especially on the lighter, faster tunes. Titles include "Grooves' Blue ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some marker on the back.)
Mindblowing work from Booker Ervin – one of our favorite albums ever from his years at Prestige, and a record that really earns its haunting title and cover image! Book's definitely headed out to space on this one – working in a freer mode than on some of his Texas tenor-styled albums ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Blue trident label pressing with Van Gelder stamp.)
Oliver Nelson's follow-up to his classic Blues & The Abstract Truth session for Impulse – and like that one, a tremendous little album – filled with deep tones and wonderful colors in sound! The group here's a bit larger than before – an ensemble that includes Phil Woods on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing, with Van Gelder/Stereo stamps. Cover has some wear.)
Odell Brown & The Organ-Izers —
Ducky ... LP Cadet, 1967. Good+ ...
One of the best of Odell Brown's groovy organ jazz albums for Cadet from the late 60's. His groovy little combo – which features Artee "Duke" Payne on sax, Tommy Purvis on tenor, Phil Upchurch on bass, and Master Henry Gibson on conga – grooves nicely through short "combo ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing. Cover has wear & seam splitting.)
This one was recorded in 1968, issued briefly on a small label, and then finally pressed for the larger masses during the early 70s by the Cobblestone label. Despite this checkered history, though, the album's one of Green's best small group recordings – and features a classic jazz organ ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original Cobblestone pressing, with deep groove. Cover has a cutout hole and some gloss peeling.)
Baby Face Willette —
Mo Rock ... LP Argo, 1964. Used ...
Just Sold Out!
A screamin' set of organ tracks by the legendary Baby Face Willette – one of the best organists of the early 60s, with a sound that's a lot madder than most! This album's one of two that Baby Face cut for Argo Records in Chicago – and it's a firey trio session with Baby Face wailin' ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Argo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has pen, marker, and some aging.)
One of the most righteous Horace Silver albums for Blue Note – and a far-reaching, politically-bent batch of tracks that feature vocals by Andy Bey, in a similar style to the work he did on the Gary Bartz records from the time – very hip, and quite different than other jazz vocal work ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty stereo pressing, with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has some wear and splitting.)
Hardly a free for all at all – as the album's a masterpiece of focus and direction, and a classic set from the sextet lineup of the Jazz Messengers! The album's a real feather in the mid-60s cap of Art Blakey –and features an expanded sound from the quintet era of his group – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty stereo pressing with Van Gelder and Stereo stamps. Cover has some wear aging and pen.)
Arguably the best Mark Murphy album ever – a stunningly soulful, and slightly spiritual 70s session that features some of his hippest tunes ever – and backings from a Dave Matthews-arranged group that also includes The Brecker Brothers and Don Grolnick on keyboards! Titles include ... (Vocalists, Jazz)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate wear and tape along the seams.)
One of the last Gary Bartz albums for Prestige – and a really unique session with a different feel than some of his earlier work! Gary's still got plenty of angular funk in his sound here – thanks to some edgey keyboards from Hubert Eaves – but he's also tightened things up a bit ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, light ringwear, and sticker spots.)
A key meeting between the Three Sounds trio and the amazing Monk Higgins – done at a time when Higgins was taking his Chicago-crafted grooves to work on the west coast – and doing some really wonderful productions with Dee Ervin! The set features full Higgins backings throughout – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty pressing. Cover some wear and a center split bottom seam with tape on the top.)
An early George Benson groover from the A&M years of CTI – a set that's quite different than his famous 70s sets, with a really unique sound overall! The arrangements here are by Latin Soul maestro Marty Sheller – who brings some of the vibe to the set that he brought to his 60s ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Brown label pressing. Cover has some adhesive remnants on front and gloss separation at the bottom of the spine.)
Houston Person —
Truth! ... LP Prestige, 1970. Used ...
Just Sold Out!
One of Houston Person's first forays into the jazz funk sound that other Prestige Records players were picking up at the time – a sweet little set with some nicely extended tunes! The groove here is a bit harder than some of Person's previous soul jazz sets – with some tightly snapping ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has a split bottom seam and partially split top.)
One of the strangest collaborations of the post-punk years in England – a one-off project that unites reedman Lol Coxhill with Gerry & The Holograms – an offbeat combo who were perfect for the odd range of ideas that Coxhill always wanted to express! Lol's best known these days for ... (Rock, Jazz)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An underground classic from the London scene – a record that was hugely important to us in the early days of Dusty Groove, and which is still completely tremendous all these many years later! At the time, the album was the sort of ambitious undertaking that nobody else would have done – ... (New Grooves, Jazz)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A seminal record in the world of free jazz – a set that not only helped document the incredible talents of guitarist Derek Bailey, but also proclaimed a whole new role for his instrument as well! The music here is completely different than any jazz guitar in previous years – and even ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the hippest albums we've ever heard from bassist Johnny Dyani – and that's saying a lot, given his tremendous records of the 70s! The album's different than the album that Johnny recorded with fellow Blue Notes members on the Steeplechase label – and instead, the group here is ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A never-issued album by the great Hermeto Pascoal – recorded in the space between his 70s classics Slaves Mass and A Musica Livre – and every bit as amazing as those classics! The music here is fluid, open, and a fantastic mix of jazz and all of Hermeto's new ideas about musical ... (Brazil, Jazz)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An album that's every bit as cool as you might expect – a set that's very much in the same Indo-jazz experiments as saxophonist Joe Harriott, but with a slightly different approach overall! Although sitar is part of the instrumentation, there's also a fair bit of conventional jazz phrasing ... (Global Grooves, Jazz)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Francois Tusques with Barney Wilen —
Le Nouveau Jazz ... LP Cacophonic (UK), 1967. New Copy ...
Just Sold Out!
Mindblowing work from French pianist Francois Tusques – a set that's far more obscure than his later recordings of the 70s with the Intercommunal Free Jazz Orchestra, but every bit as bracing! The record builds in a really nice way – with Tusques solo on the first track, then working ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the most compelling albums we've heard from the African scene of the 70s – a rare set from a Soweto group, and one that's got a heavy dose of spiritual jazz in the mix! The album almost feels more like the kind of set you'd hear by a Paris group, extrapolating African sounds in the ... (Global Grooves, Jazz)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the all-time classics of early 60s mainstream jazz – and a beautiful record that showcases writing and arranging talents of Oliver Nelson! Nelson had been bumping around a variety of sessions before this one – as a leader, sideman, and arranger – but it was with this album ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp, light wear, and a bumped corner.)
Great 50s material from Lee Konitz – recorded for Atlantic, issued here later in a special Japanese only package – with Peter Ind on bass, Sal Mosca on piano, and Billy Bauer on guitar! Titles include "Don't Explain", "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To", "You're ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(70s Japanese pressing. Cover has some edge wear and a center split in the top seam.)
Konitz plays alto, and Mitchell plays bass and a bit of piano – on titles that include "I Love You", "Night & Day", "I Love Paris", "Love For Sale", and "It's All Right With Me". LP, Vinyl record album
Dave Brubeck takes on the Eurasian scene – with wonderfully groovy results! The album's one of Brubeck's first in the "impressions" series, and it's a really colorful assortment of tunes – tracks with some lyrical and exotic moments that come through strongly, and which ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye stereo pressing. Cover has a split bottom seam.)
A beautifully full session from McCoy Tyner – one recorded with added horns and voices, and very much in the mode of some of Horce Silver's best 70s experiments for Blue Note! The sound is as bold, dynamic, and soulful as other Tyner albums from the time – and the added elements really ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Stan Getz & Albert Dailey —
Poetry ... LP Elektra, 1984. Very Good+ ...
A lovely later recording from Stan Getz – very spare and spacious, and recorded with a casual approach that's quite striking, and really fresh! The album features Stan playing alongside pianist Albert Dailey – with no other rhythm accompaniment, just piano and tenor sax. The tunes are ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A beautifully avant session from ECM – and a great late 70s showcase for the reed talents of the great Sam Rivers! The album's got a mixture of focus and freedom that makes it one of Sam's best from this period – a group outing that features Rivers on tenor, soprano, and flute – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)